Mohun Bagan coach resigns after defeat to Real Kashmir

Kolkata: Owing “moral responsibility” for his team’s disappointing performances in the on I-League, Mohun Bagan coach Sankarlal Chakraborty on Sunday resigned after the former champions lost to top division debutants Real Kashmir FC.

“I’ve informed the club officials that I do not wish to stay anymore. Now it’s up to the club to take a call,” Chakraborty said at the post-match press conference.

The coach said he would remain with the club until they rope in a replacement. Mohun Bagan have four back to back home games including the return leg of the Kolkata derby against East Bengal on January 27.

“We have a match (against defending champions Minerva Punjab) after three days. It will be difficult for the club to rope in someone. So I will continue till the club management decides of someone,” he said.

Mohun Bagan have faired poorly at home this season, losing thrice including in the derby to East Bengal, and drawing twice from six matches.

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